Heracles and Omphale.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.8 × 2.2 cm.
Inv. No. ∆ 294.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Description:
For analogies, see: Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum; F. Eichler, E. Kris, Die Kameen im Kunsthistorischen Museum, Wien, 1927, S. 237, Taf. 83.
Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 72; OAK za 1881, str. 114, tabl. V; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 95; J. Spilsbury, A Collection of 50 Prints from Antique Gems, London, 1785, pl. 8.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 81, pl. 27
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